Romania - Marching miners and energy workers reach Bucharest - April 30, 2016

After 7 days and 320 km of walking, miners and energy workers reached Bucharest. The march aimed to draw the government’s attention to problems in the energy sector, but also save some 800 mining jobs. State-owned energy company Oltenia Energy Complex had proposed laying off the staff after reporting yearly losses of almost 200 million euro in 2015. On arrival in the capital, delegates from the National Quarry and Energy trade union federation had a meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister and government officials.

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